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Pierre M. Rivolta, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

 

Contact Information

Office Hours

 
406 Vance Academic Center
Office Phone: (860) 832-2705
Email Address: pierre.rivolta@ccsu.edu
Monday 10:45-12:15pm and 3:15-4:15pm
Tuesday 3:15-4:15pm
Wednesday 10:45-12:15pm
or by appointment

 

Profile

Ph.D., 2012, Sam Houston State University, Criminal Justice

Research Interests: Problem-solving courts, Alcohol and drug abuse, Program evaluation and policy analysis, organizational behavior

Undergraduate Courses Taught

  • Criminology
  • Introduction to Methods of Research in Criminal Justice
  • Professionalism and Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • Substance Use and Abuse
  • Understanding Human Behavior
 

Selected Presentations, Publications, and Technical Reports

Titterington, V.B., Rivolta, P.M., & Schraufnagel, S. (2013). Right-to-die legislation: A note on factors associated with its adoption. Sociological Spectrum, 33(4), 358-373.

Rivolta, P.M. (2012). Drinking and Crime. In W. Miller & J. G. Golson (Eds.), The Social History of Crime and Punishment in America (forthcoming). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Rivolta, P.M. (2012). Drug Trade: Source, Destination, and Transit Countries. In M. Beare & J. G. Golson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Transnational Crime and Justice (pp. 114-117). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Rivolta, P.M. (2012). Texas Statewide Evaluation of DWI Courts: The Importance of Evaluation. Presented at the 2012 DWI College for DWI Court Teams, Student Conduct Officers, Adminstrative Law Judges and County Judges, Austin, TX, July 30-August 1, 2012.

Rivolta, P.M., Nolasco, C.R.I., & Mullings, J. (2012). The Importance of Motivation in  DWI Court Setting: An adaptation of Herzberg's Two-Factor Theory of Work Motivation. Presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences annual meeting, Toronto, Canada, March 1-5, 2011. 

 

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